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Ag Jobs is Hiring an Agricultural Specialist Near Copper Center, AK

Job Details
Level
Entry
Job Location
Robert Marshall Building - Copper Center, AK
Position Type
Part-Time
Education Level
High School
Travel Percentage
Up to 25%
Job Shift
Day
Job Category
Entry Level
Description and Qualifications
SUMMARY
Responsible for the Native American Agricultural (NAAF) Grant tasks to plan and maintain CRNA's community gardens, one behind the CRNA food bank and the CRNA property at the end of Copperville Road. Select and monitor recipients who will have gardens and/or be raising small food and/or fiber farm animals. This position may transition into a full-time position depending on available grant funding.
JOB DUTIES
  • Develop and process applications for the NAAF Youth Grant recipients (i.e. information verification, correspondence, and filing). Parental Agreement.
  • Instruct youth grant recipients in the proper care of gardens
  • Instruct youth grant recipients in the proper care of food or fiber animals that have been provided to them. Also, any animal offspring as needed.
  • Conduct outreach for community gardens and other grant-funded services.
  • Order and deliver supplies for the Community Gardens and NAAF Youth Grant recipients and 4-H members according to the grant budget.
  • Recruit and coordinate volunteers
  • Partner with the 477 program, Cooperative Extension Services, University of Alaska Fairbanks designated 4-H, Kenny Lake 4-H, Valdez 4-H, Copper River School District shop, etc
  • Coordinate activities for the community gardens and the 4-H program and the NAAF Youth Grant recipients.
  • Research feed, supplies, equipment, and other items which may be required for the community garden, 4-H program, and NAAF Youth Grant recipients.
  • Begin and maintain the Community Garden Composting Project.
  • Organize fundraising events to cover the cost of expenses outside the grant funding.
  • Complete required weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Maintain files and correspondence in a confidential and organized manner.
  • Maintain confidentiality in regards to clients, staff, and program matters.
  • Attend meetings, training, and workshops as required to enhance and improve job knowledge and performance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY
  • Strong understanding and sensitivity to Alaska Native culture and lifestyle, with demonstrated experience working effectively with Alaska Native population.
  • Strong written, analytical, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills with sensitivity to the lifestyles of targeted participants.
  • Skills in operating a personal computer using a variety of computer software.
  • Ability to keep accurate records and produce timely and accurate written reports.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality as required for HIPAA, other regulations, and organization matters.
  • Ability to learn and apply program/agency operating policies and procedures.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships, including outside contacts.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with teams.
  • Strong understanding and sensitivity to Alaska Native culture and lifestyle, with demonstrated experience working effectively with the Alaska Native population.
  • Strong written, analytical, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills with sensitivity to the lifestyles of targeted participants.
  • Proficient computer knowledge using a variety of computer software.
  • Ability to oversee 2 Community Gardens and youth who are raising small food and/or fiber animals.
  • Ability to keep accurate records and produce timely and accurate written reports.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality as required for HIPAA, other regulations, and organization matters.
  • Ability to learn and apply program/agency operating policies and procedures.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with teams.
  • Proficient knowledge of agricultural activities including gardening and animal husbandry.
  • Ability to work well with young people.
  • Willingness to volunteer extra time to become involved as a 4-H leader.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience)
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Driver's license
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience)
  • Master Gardener
  • Husbandry
WORKING CONDITIONS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
The work is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items weighing less than 50 lbs. The majority of work is performed in an office setting with a wide variety of people with differing functions, personalities, and abilities. The office is a non-smoking facility. May require local travel between compact services of CRNA which may involve exposure to extreme weather conditions. Works in an environment where protection of client confidentiality is essential. Personal Protective Equipment will be provided where/when needed.
SPECIFICATIONS
Supervision Received:
Work will be monitored through meetings, reports, and regular communication with the immediate supervisor. General guidelines for operations are based on program requirements, conditions of grant award(s), and the general policies and procedures of CRNA.
Supervision Exercised:
The position will not provide direct supervision.
Contacts:
Contacts include and are not limited to volunteers, organizational staff, clients, and outside agencies.
CONDITIONS OF HIRE
  • All employment at CRNA is "at will." This means that the employee or CRNA may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
  • CRNA is a no-tolerance workplace. All employees must pass an initial and random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
  • CRNA has several positions which require a criminal background check for the safety of our clients. All employment offers in the "covered" classification are conditional until CRNA has received a Federal criminal background check verifying eligibility to work in these programs.
  • First Aide/CPR certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire for required positions.
  • As applicable by position and company policy, must meet standards for fitness for duty, immunizations, credentialing and privileging.

Job Summary

JOB TYPE

Part Time

SALARY

$68k-88k (estimate)

POST DATE

05/26/2023

EXPIRATION DATE

10/28/2023

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